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Thank You CWA 1103’s First, First Responders!
04/13/21 - CWA Local 1103
Thank You CWA 1103’s First, First Responders! We would like to thank our members from Orange and Fairfield Connecticut during National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. During this last year, our Dispatchers have been met with daunting challenges and unforeseen hardships all while representing their respective communities and this Union with bravery and professionalism.
U.S. Labor Dept. orders New Haven to pay $65,000+ in OT back pay to workers
04/13/21 - UPSEU
NEW HAVEN — The U.S. Department of Labor has ordered the city to pay more than $65,000 in back pay so far to 122 city Public Works and some Parks Department workers after the employees’ union discovered an apparent error in the way the city was calculating overtime pay, the union said. The ruling includes $65,808 in back pay for a two-year period ending on Dec. 31, 2020.
MM-SG Negotiations
04/13/21 - RN Staff Council, OPEIU, Local 40, AFL-CIO, CLC
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Local 125 Office Closure
04/13/21 - IBEW Local 125
The Local 125 Business Office will be closed to public access and all activities until further notice. We have resumed remote operations. Please call 503-262-9125 or contact your business representative if you need assistance. Thank you.
GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING SUNDAY, APRIL 18
04/13/21 - Teamsters Local 179
The Teamsters Local 179 General Membership meeting for April will be held on Sunday, April 18 at 10:00 a.m. at the Local 179 membership hall located at 990 NE Frontage Road in Joliet. Once again, we will be operating under state COVID-19 guidelines limiting attendance to 50 including officers and staff. Masks are mandatory.
QUALIFIED IMMUNITY - THE FACTS
04/13/21 - Le-Hampton Lodge 35 FOP
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QUALIFIED IMMUNITY - THE FACTS
04/13/21 - Pennsylvania State Lodge FOP
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Harris, Rosen Applaud Teamsters’ Role in Vaccine Rollout
04/13/21 - Teamsters Local 570
Apr. 13, 2021 | COVID-19 | The Teamsters understand what is at stake when it comes to combatting the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Teamsters have been working on the front lines during the pandemic, keeping our communities safe and our economy moving. The union is doing all it can to not only deliver the COVID-19 vaccine, but to create opportunities for members to be vaccinated as well.
Scabby: The Law of the Rat
04/13/21 - Teamsters Local 355
Apr. 13, 2021 | LABOR LAW | What has sharp teeth, bloodshot eyes, festering nails, looms twelve feet tall, but doesn’t look mean enough to be threatening? Though it might seem like an unlikely subject of cutting-edge labor and constitutional law, the union’s inflatable rat balloon called Scabby has been at the center of these disputes for over a decade.
Rest in Peace, Brother
04/13/21 - IUEC Local 10
It is with a heavy heart that I post this for the membership. The Officers and Members of Local #10, International Union of Elevator Constructors, are hereby notified of the passing of Brother Charles (CJ) R Shaw, Jr on April 10, 2021.
Harrison Virtual Retirement Fair
04/13/21 - IBEW 280
Come learn virtually about your benefits and help secure your retirement.
Why some people should return their stimulus checks
04/12/21 - Youngstown, Ohio Area Local 443
Why some people should return their stimulus checks CORONAVIRUS by: Nexstar Media Wire Posted: Apr 12, 2021 / 10:55 PM EDT / Updated: Apr 12, 2021 / 10:56 PM EDT (NEXSTAR) – After millions of Americans received their stimulus checks as part of the U.S. government’s third round of COVID-19 Economic Impact Payments, it might seem crazy to give the money back.
DeJoy to unveil plan to slash Post Office hours, hike postage prices
04/12/21 - Youngstown, Ohio Area Local 443
DeJoy to Unveil Plan to Slash Post Office Hours, Hike Postage Prices "Fire the entire Post Office board. Then fire this corrupt man before he destroys the entire USPS for good." By Jake Johnson, staff writer A group of protestors hold a demonstration in front of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy's home in Greensboro, North Carolina on August 16, 2020.
USPS Indicates Layoffs Could Be On The Horizon
04/12/21 - Youngstown, Ohio Area Local 443
Postal Service Indicates Layoffs Could Be on the Horizon USPS says it hopes to find landing spots for impacted workers as it implements "administrative reductions." APRIL 1, 2021 ERIC KATZ Senior Correspondent The U.S.
The Message from the Amazon Union Defeat in Alabama is Clear: Keep Organizing
04/12/21 - Teamsters Local 355
Apr. 12, 2021 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | On April 9, the National Labor Relations Board announced the results of a mail ballot certification election that concluded on March 29 for workers at the Amazon fulfillment center in Bessemer, Alabama.
Steward Spotlight
04/12/21 - CWA 2201
Meet some of our Steward volunteers who take the time to represent you in the workplace. THANKS FOR ALL YOU DO!
April Delegate Meeting
04/12/21 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
The April Delegate Meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 13th at 5:00 PM Please check your Inbox for information about attending.
Rigging Arena ETCP Test Prep 4-day Class M-Th, May 10-13, 8a-4pm
04/12/21 - IATSE Local 33
General NOTICE: Membership Meeting Sunday, May 2nd, 2021
04/12/21 - Teamsters Local 177
This is the formal Notice for the Local 177 General Membership Meeting on Sunday, May 2nd, 2021 @ 9:00 am. ZOOM LINK can be found in the article.
HCAM IS HERE FOR MEMBERS
04/12/21 - CWA 2201
Brothers and Sisters, We are excited to announce a new benefit available to you, the members of CWA Local 2201.
Amazon Warehouse Election in Alabama
04/09/21 - Teamsters Local 492
Opinion - by 492 Teamsters President Trey White Amazon Warehouse Election in Alabama 4/9/2021 - Over 2,000 people signed cards asking the NLRB for an election at the Alabama Amazon facility, but in the end, a majorty of those people either didn't vote or were intimidated into changing their minds.
This Week's News Wrap-Up: 4/09/2021
04/09/21 - Teamsters Local 570
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NOTICE OF ELECTION RULES VIOLATION
04/09/21 - Teamsters Local 542
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Alabama Amazon Workers Reject Union, But Organizers Say the Fight Isn’t Over
04/09/21 - Teamsters Local 992
Apr. 9, 2021 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | Workers at the Amazon plant in Bessemer, Alabama have voted against unionizing, dealing a major defeat to labor organizers hoping for a galvanizing victory in the South. The final vote tally: 1,798 against unionizing versus 738 in favor of union.
Teamsters Statement on the Election Results from the Vote at the Amazon Facility in Alabama
04/09/21 - Teamsters Local 570
Apr. 9, 2021 | “The Teamsters commend the efforts of Amazon workers in Bessemer who came together to fight for respect and to provide a better life for themselves and their families,” said Randy Korgan, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters National Director for Amazon.
Alabama Amazon Workers Reject Union, But Organizers Say the Fight Isn’t Over
04/09/21 - Teamsters Local 570
Apr. 9, 2021 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | Workers at the Amazon plant in Bessemer, Alabama have voted against unionizing, dealing a major defeat to labor organizers hoping for a galvanizing victory in the South. The final vote tally: 1,798 against unionizing versus 738 in favor of union.
Alabama Amazon Workers Reject Union, But Organizers Say the Fight Isn’t Over
04/09/21 - Teamsters Local 355
Apr. 9, 2021 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | Workers at the Amazon plant in Bessemer, Alabama have voted against unionizing, dealing a major defeat to labor organizers hoping for a galvanizing victory in the South. The final vote tally: 1,798 against unionizing versus 738 in favor of union.
Microchip layoff info
04/09/21 - UAW Local 602
Monday April 12, 2021 Update from Unemployment/Workers Comp Chair Kristian Johnson Good afternoon Local 602 Contact was made with the State today regarding our layoff claims. They are aware and those claims are expected to arrive on Thursday, 4/20/21. At that time letters with your certification date will be issued.
Protect our Teamsters Jobs!
04/09/21 - Teamsters Local 542
Tell the City of San Diego NO to Falck! Teamsters Local 542 is ask for your support as we voice our opposition against the City of San Diego’s decision to award its new Emergency Medical Services (EMS) contract to Falck, a low-quality provider in the industry that has a history of bad practices and been known for unfair treatment of their employees.
Willie Woods Celebration of Life
04/09/21 - IBEW Local 125
Willie Woods - Celebration of Life May 8, 2021, 2:00 p.m.
Biden is Rebuilding the National Labor Relations Board
04/09/21 - Teamsters Local 888
Apr. 9, 2021 | NLRB | On his first day in office, President Joe Biden fired Peter Robb, the Trump-appointed general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the agency responsible for interpreting and enforcing federal labor law. A new report by the nonpartisan US Government Accountability Office (GAO) shows why Biden was right to fire Robb—and to do so quickly.
KCSO FIRE BOND
04/08/21 - Coeur d'Alene Police Officers Association
International Association of Fire Fighters   Kootenai County Firefighters Local 2856   Fellow First Responders,    As you may have heard, Kootenai County Fire & Rescue (KCFR) will be placing a Public Safety Bond on the ballot in front of the voters on May 18, 2021.
COBRA subsidy dedicated website
04/08/21 - IATSE Local 33
Brothers & Sisters: Posted below is a link to information regarding COBRA. Thank you, IATSE Local 33  https://www.dol.
[Sat 4/10] LA Fed/Port of LA/Curative Vaccine Distribution Event 9 AM REGISTER NOW
04/08/21 - IATSE Local 33
Dear Sisters & Brothers:   The LA Fed is doing a large 1,000 person vaccination in partnership with the Port of LA and Curative Saturday, April 10, from 9 AM - 4 PM.  It’s in partnership with the LA Fed, Port of LA, and Curative. All eligible folks are welcome.  The event will be held at the baggage handling site (next to the USS Iowa).
Call Your Representatives to Tell Them to Vote YES on The PRO Act!
04/08/21 - Teamsters Local 570
Apr. 8, 2021 | Our outdated labor laws are no longer strong enough to protect us in the workplace. The #PROAct would change that. It’s the most significant worker empowerment legislation since the Great Depression & the Senate is the final obstacle to getting it passed. Lawmakers gave us their word they would make the PRO Act a top priority.
AEU Statement Regarding Anti-AAPI Violence
04/08/21 - Association Employees Union
As a progressive union fighting for the advancement of working-class people of all backgrounds, Associated Employees Union (AEU) stands in solidarity with the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community. AAPI communities across the United States have experienced discrimination, unfair treatment, and violence. We acknowledge the history.
COVID Vaccines
04/08/21 - IATSE Local 33
Dear Sisters and Brothers: We have been offered another opportunity for our members to receive the COVID vaccine. Please feel free to send the links to your members so that they can receive their vaccine There are still appointments available for this afternoon as well as tomorrow.
The American Dream Belongs to Working Americans
04/08/21 - Teamsters Local 992
Apr. 8, 2021 | OPINION - THE PRO ACT | I grew up in a world that held the promise of a bright future for those who were willing to work hard. An America that said you can do better than your parents.
The American Dream Belongs to Working Americans
04/08/21 - Teamsters Local 888
Apr. 8, 2021 | OPINION - THE PRO ACT | I grew up in a world that held the promise of a bright future for those who were willing to work hard. An America that said you can do better than your parents.
350.ORG Global Just Recovery Gathering
04/07/21 - New Mexico Hospital Workers Union
This Saturday! April 10, 2021 from 12:15 PM till 1:45 PM Eastern Join LNS Executive Director Michael Leon Guerrero at the Global Just Recovery virtual event, this Saturday, April 10, 12:15 p.m. Eastern, has he speaks on "Building Labor-Climate Coalitions for a Just Recovery." Hosted by 350.
Matt Cain Memorial
04/07/21 - IBEW Local 191
IBEW LU 191 Members, Matt Cain's Memorial will be Saturday May 1st @ 1pm Located @ Ohme Gardens 3327 Ohme Road, Wenatchee Wa 98801.  A light lunch will follow the memorial.
Legacy of Leadership Scholarship Fund Due April 30, 2021
04/07/21 - Teamsters Local 162
The applications for the Teamsters Local 162 Legacy of Leadership Scholarship Fund are due by Friday, April 30, 2021 by 5:00 PM.
NVEnergy Contract Extension (CBA) Summary Meetings and Ratification Vote Notification
04/07/21 - IBEW 396
Brothers and Sisters, Pursuant to early discussions with the Company regarding the current Collective Bargaining Agreement expiring on June 30, 2021 and prior to the parties opening the complete agreement, the Company has proposed a three (3) year extension with wage increases and a ratification bonus only, leaving the rest of the current agreement as is.
Teamsters Local 142 Stewards Golf Outing 2021
04/07/21 - Teamsters Local Union No. 142
We are happy to anounce that the Local 142 Stewards Golf Outing will take place on Sunday June 13th at Turkey Creek Golf Course.
Sad News
04/07/21 - IBEW Local 659
The last goodbye’s the hardest one to say, and this is where the cowgirl rides away. ~unknown Dear Members, You may know Pamela “Pam” Burrill, from Pacific Power and Light passed away unexpectedly on March 13, 2021.  Pam was a Service Coordinator at Pacific Power and Light in Medford, Oregon and an IBEW Local 659 member, since March 14, 2013.
Amazon is On Edge Over Alabama Union Vote
04/07/21 - Teamsters Local 355
Apr. 6, 2021 | NEWS ANALYSIS | For more than two decades, Amazon has bulldozed over bricks-and-mortar businesses, hired and churned through vast numbers of workers and even pitted cities against each other to bid for its second headquarters, all in service to its seemingly bottomless thirst for growth and satisfying customers.
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